Why work for Encana?

Christopher Nielsen

Environmental Health & Safety Engineering Technician U.S.

With hard work and determination, Christopher believes you can go as far as you want at Encana. Take a closer look.

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Natural gas fuels jobs

As a leading North American natural gas producer, we unlock quantities of a clean, abundant fuel to power the 21st century.

As an employer, we unlock the potential of our people to power a dynamic workplace of flexibility and innovation.

Attracting and retaining the right people is the key to our business strategy. Encana is a challenging and rewarding place to work. We provide our employees with a variety of career growth opportunities and programs that recognize and reward demonstrated results.


We're always on the lookout for innovative people to join our team. You can apply online for jobs in Canada and the U.S. Complete an online profile to help us match your qualifications and experience with our needs.

Total Compensation

Our employees enjoy a comprehensive Total Compensation package that is benchmarked each year against our peers in the industry to ensure our pay and benefits programs are competitive. Our expectations for our people are high, and so are our rewards:

Salary Employee referral programs
Bonus & incentive programs Educational assistance
Annual allowance Student Scholarship Program
Benefits & insurance coverage Professional development Donation matching and volunteer programs

Career Development

Our High Performance Achievement program ensures employees are focused on the results and behaviours they need to deliver. We provide employees with internal growth opportunities, training and the support they need to guide them in their career development. We are particularly proud of our new graduate development program that provides specialized training and work experiences to many of our developing professionals.


We recognize the importance of showing appreciation for our employees in non-monetary ways. We promote a culture of appreciation and recognition by providing service and safety awards, as well as other tools and rewards that can be used by all employees to thank a colleague.


Our employees participate in a company-paid Defined Contribution Pension Plan (Canada) and a Money Purchase Plan (U.S.) where the company contribution is eight percent of base salary. Employees can further save for their retirement by contributing to an investment plan (Canada) or a 401(k) plan (U.S.) where we will match up to five percent of the employee’s contribution.

Our employees receive education, tools and support to help them plan for their retirement. When an eligible employee decides they are ready to retire, we provide post-retirement benefits. If you are at least 55 years of age and have two years of service (Canada) or five years of service (U.S.) with the company, you are eligible for post-retirement benefits upon retirement.

When you bring your skills to Encana you’re joining a North American leader in natural gas exploration, development and production. Our success is based on our people, and that is why we hire the very best people who pursue innovation and have a passion for continuous improvement.


A base salary that is reviewed annually.

Employee referral programs

You may receive a cash award if you refer an external candidate to an eligible posted position and that person is hired as an employee.

Bonus & incentive programs

An annual discretionary bonus program that considers company results and individual performance.

A long-term incentive program that aligns employee and shareholder interests through grants to eligible employees of restricted share units, performance share units, stock options and/or stock appreciation rights (eligibility varies based on position).

Educational assistance

We pay for relevant and approved business-related education and dues or membership fees to professional associations, with supervisory approval.

Annual allowance

An annual allowance to be used for items most meaningful to you, such as transportation, parking, fitness club memberships, financial consulting, etc.

Student award program

Student award program that provides employee’s children attending an accredited university or other post-secondary education to be eligible for up to four annual $2,500 awards.


Industry-leading time-off programs, including three to eight weeks of vacation based on your life, not just your work, experience and the first and third Friday off each month for office-based employees.

Company-paid pension

Company-paid pension (Canada) or retirement plan contributions (U.S.) and opportunity for investment plan matching.

Employee environmental rebate program

Employee environmental rebate program

Benefits & insurance coverage

Medical, dental as well as life, disability benefits and other insurance coverage you can customize to meet your personal needs - our programs also include wellness, and employee and family assistance programs.

Professional development

Employee and professional leadership development opportunities that include workshops and programs to provide learning opportunities that enhance your leadership and business skills.

Donation matching and volunteer programs

Charitable giving through donation matching and employee volunteer programs.

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